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Buffalo nickel not sure what to think just environmental?

 
 
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 Posted 09/16/2018  3:21 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Loveameric to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
It's really rough not sure if it's worth keeping?



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 Posted 09/16/2018  3:22 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SilverDollar2017 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Yes, some severe environmental damage. PMD.
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 Posted 09/16/2018  3:25 pm  Show Profile   Check Errers and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It's severe Post Strike Damage ( PSD), caused by Environmental Damage. I would still keep it, since it's a Buffalo nickel.
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 Posted 09/16/2018  3:26 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Loveameric to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks
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If it was mine I would make a wish then toss it into fountain .
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 Posted 09/16/2018  4:26 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add John1 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Looks like silver paint to me.
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 Posted 09/16/2018  4:38 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Could be - just clotted on the surfaces and now starting to peel.
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Give it a long soak in acetone - the gunk may come off then you'll have a much nicer example of a buff
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 Posted 09/16/2018  5:09 pm  Show Profile   Check Errers and Varietys's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Errers and Varietys to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I agree with Mark. Do what he says, and show us the results after.
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